IWC Partners With Laureus to Auction 'Ocean Racer'
Published: Tuesday, 16 June 2015
In partnership with the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, IWC Schaffhausen is auctioning the Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph “Ocean Racer” special edition watch.
Ian Walker, IWC-sponsored Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) Skipper and Laureus Ambassador, has been wearing the watch since the start of the Volvo Ocean Race in October 2014.
The ‘Ocean Racer’ is available in a limited edition of 1,000 pieces. Engraved on the outer ring of the back cover is “IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Ocean Racer • One out of 1000”.
The auction is conducted by the online fund-raising platform CharityStarts until 23 June 2015. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation that uses the power of sport to inspire young people in more than 150 projects in over 35 countries around the world.
The highest bidder will be invited to attend the grand finale and prize-giving ceremony of the Volvo Ocean Race from 25 - 28 June in Gothenburg, Sweden.